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4 edition of Just so stories for little children. found in the catalog.

Just so stories for little children.

Rudyard Kipling

Just so stories for little children.

by Rudyard Kipling

  • 101 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories, English,
  • Animals -- Fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Large type books

  • About the Edition

    A large type edition of the twelve stories which tell how many things came to be, such as the alphabet, the camel"s hump, the leopard"s spots, and the rhinoceros" skin.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p.
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5597139M
    LC Control Number68002893

    THIS is just a picture of the Elephant's Child going to pull bananas off a banana-tree after he had got his fine new long trunk. I don't think it is a very nice picture; but I couldn't make it any better, because elephants and bananas are hard to draw. The streaky things behind the Elephant's Child mean squoggy marshy country somewhere in Africa. Just So Stories for Little Children (short stories and poems), illustrations by the author, Doubleday, Page, , reprinted, Silver Burdett, , revised edition, edited by Lisa Lewis, Oxford University Press, , reprinted, with illustrations by Barry Moser, Books of .

    Get this from a library! A reader's guide to Rudyard Kipling's Just so stories for little children: including The tabu tale and Ham and porcupine. [R E Harbord; Norman Croom-Johnson; Carpenter Kipling Collection (Library of Congress); Colt Kipling Collection (Library of Congress)]. Rudyard Kipling told his children gloriously fanciful tales of how things in the world came to be as they are. He wrote them down for publication as the Just So Stories in , just three years after the tragic death of the daughter for whom they had first been invented. During the 20th century, generations of children were tucked into bed with readings of highly imaginative and wildly.

    An online children's book library, where kids discover and read stories on desktop and laptop computers for free. It's also a self-publishing & marketing tool for authors & publishers. An online children's book library, where kids discover and read stories on a computer or tablet for free.   In 'Just Ask!,' Justice Sonia Sotomayor Urges Kids To Embrace Diversity: Shots - Health News We're all different and that's good, says the U.S. Supreme Court justice. Her new children's book.


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Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, originally published inare perennial favourites, and can be read by adults and children are known as "pourquoi" stories; in this case fantasies about the origin of individual wild animals who live in different countries/5.

Buy a cheap copy of Just So Stories for Little Children book by Rudyard Kipling. 'I am the cat who walks by himself and all places are alike to me. Here are the delightful stories which Kipling first told to his own children before setting them Free shipping over $Cited by: “Just So Stories” is a collection of 12 children’s stories.

The theme that runs through the dozen stories is that they are mostly tall-tale answers for questions that children might have. All but two of them focus on animals and nature, and the two divergent stories deal with the /5().

"Just So Stories Paperback – Large Print, Octo " reads the heading of this listing. It is not large print. If fact, it is the worst edition of this beloved collection I've ever seen.

It is a thin little book, with the stories all run together - they didn't even both to begin a story on a new page. Don't buy this sad by: Illustrated etext of Just So Stories, by Rudyard Kiping.

How the Whale Got His Throat, How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin, How the Leopard Got His Spots, The Elephant's Child, The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo, The Beginning of the Armadillos, How the First Letter was Written, How the Alphabet was Made, The Crab that Played with the Sea, The.

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (Decem - Janu ) was an English author and poet, born in India, and best known today for his children's books, including The Jungle Book (), The Second Jungle Book (), Just So Stories (), and Puck of Pook's Hill (); his novel, Kim (); his poems, including Mandalay (), Gunga Din (), /5().

This beautiful book illustrated by John Joven contains six of Rudyard Kipling’s classic ‘Just So Stories’, specially rewritten for little children. The. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Just So Stories Author: Rudyard Kipling Release Date: Decem [EBook #] Last Updated: October 7.

Just So Stories: For Little Children (Paperback) Published March 1st by Oxford University Press, USA Paperback, pagesCited by:   Just So Stories for Little Children, Rudyard Kipling. Customer Reviews See All. Boca gal, 10/03/ Just So Stories for Little Children So many unique stories, O Best Beloved.

We really liked how the camel got his "humph". AnnaD, 07/25/ Do Not Read The Jungle Book. Captains Courageous.

Kim/5(43). How The Camel Got His Hump (Just So Story Series) $ - $ The Second Jungle Book. $ - $ The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories. Poems of Rudyard Kipling. $ - $ The Best Fiction of Rudyard Kipling. $ - $ Call To Battle!: There Will Be War VII (Eternal Guardians) $ - $ Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, with wonderful illustrations by Joseph M.

Gleeson. These are great stories for young readers to attempt on their own, or for parents, teachers, and librarians to read aloud to young children.

These tall tales explain animal traits; how the leopard his spots, how the camel got his hump, etc. Just So Stories For Little Children Product ID: Category: Books Description: This beautiful book illustrated by John Joven contains six of Rudyard Kipling's classic ` Just So Stories', specially rewritten for little children.

The stories include How the Elephant got his Trunk, How the Leopard got his Spots and How the Camel got his Hump. Just So Stories Contents How the whale got his throat -- How the camel got his hump -- How the rhinoceros got his skin -- How the leopard got his spots -- The elephant's child -- The sing-song of Old Man Kangaroo -- The beginning of the armadillos -- How the first letter was written -- How the alphabet was made -- The crab that played with the.

The Elephant’s Child. The Elephant’s Child from the Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling tells the story of how the elephant got its trunk. Set on he banks of. Free download of Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. I have read the Just So Stories for the past 56 years after having the read to me by my parents and have always enjoyed them as did my own children.

The only downside to this edition, and the reason I only gave 4 stars rather than 5, is the absence of the wonderful drawings that illuminate the stories in the paper edition/5(). The Elephant’s Child sat there for three days waiting for his nose to shrink. But it never grew any shorter, and, besides, it made him squint.

For, O Best Beloved, you will see and understand that the Crocodile had pulled it out into a really truly trunk same as all Elephants have to-day. At the end of the third day a fly came and stung him.

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